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How to make taskbar only appear in secondary monitor ?

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    How to make taskbar only appear in secondary monitor ?


    Hi Folks,


    I have a dual monitor setup at home, my current setup is that I made my 'side' monitor as primary monitor in windows setting. I am doing that to be able to make all newly created icons that is bound to desktop automatically go into my 'side' monitor.
    My 'side' monitor is being used just to store all my junk desktop icons, sticky notes etc. Therefore, I don't need taskbar on my side monitor.

    Now, the problem, my real primary monitor (which is being set as secondary monitor in settings), I mostly work from there, and I need to have the taskbar here.
    How do I make it possible ? Please help me, I have been tweaking these for days
    I have displayfusion installed.

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    Windows 8 Pro


    I don't know of a way to remove a taskbar from a 2nd monitor using displayfusion , all I was able to do was to move the taskbar up to the top edge of the monitor and use the auto-hide option on it so I got the most screen real estate possible...

    Being up top I hardly ever accidentally pull it down , which I did a lot when I left it on the bottom/left or right.

    I think people actually complained when Win8 didn't have a taskbar on 2nd monitors initially...so they actually made each monitor have one.
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    Taskbar properties /Task bar and navigation properties/Task Bar. On the lover part there are settings for that.
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How to make taskbar only appear in secondary monitor ?

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